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Post-docs

 

Name: Nuno Miguel da Rocha Guimarães

Work title: Anti-bacterial DNA mimics as a novel technique for Helicobacter pylori treatment.

Co-supervisors: Céu Figueiredo (IPATIMU–UP); Jesper Wengel (Nucleic Acid Center-University of Southern Denmark, Denmark).

 

Name: Carina Manuela Fernandes Almeida

Work title: New PNA-based technologies for the rapid detection of pulmonary pathogens – Development of a multiplex assay.

Supervisor: Maria João Vieira (CEB–UM).

 

PhD Students:

 

Name: Joana Filipa Torrinha Ferreira Lima

Thesis title: The use of antisense DNA mimics for suppressing microRNAs involved in gastric cancer.

Co-supervisors: Céu Figueiredo (IPATIMUP – UPorto); Laura Cerqueira (Biomode SA, Portugal).

 

Name: Rui Jorge Alves Rocha

Thesis title: A universal fixation step for PNA-FISH procedures.

Co-supervisors: Maria João Vieira (CEB – UM); Carina Almeida (CEB–UM, LEPAE-FEUP e Biomode

SA, Portugal).

 

Name: Rita Sobral Fernandes Machado dos Santos

Thesis title: Targeted delivery of DNA mimics into Helicobacter pylori as a novel method for treatment

of the infection.

Co-supervisors: Céu Figueiredo (IPATIMUP–UP); Stefaan de Smedt (University of Ghent, Bélgica).

 

Name: Luzia da Conceição Martins Mendes Gonçalves

Thesis title: Estudo do biofilme supra- e subgengival em pacientes com periodontite.

Supervisor: Miguel Pinto (Faculdade de Medicina Dentária-UP).

 

Name: Andreia Sofia Mateus Azevedo

Thesis title: The role of non-disease causing microorganisms in catheter associated urinary tract infections.

Co-supervisors: Luis de Melo (LEPAE–FEUP); Jesper Wengel (Nucleic Acid Center - University of Southern Denmark, Denmark).

 

Name: Silvia Marisa Janeiro Fontenete

Thesis title: Towards the development of detection methods for microorganisms within the human body.

Co-supervisors: Céu Figueiredo (IPATIMUP–UP); Jesper Wengel (Nucleic Acid Center - University of

Southern Denmark, Denmark).

 

Name: Susana Patrício Peixoto Lopes

Thesis title: Development and validation of a high throughput platform for biofilm assessment

Supervisor: Maria Olívia Baptista Pereira (DEB – UMinho, Portugal)

 

Name: Daniela Matilde Marques Correia

Thesis title: Systems analysis of metabolism in Helicobacter pylori.

Supervisor: Isabel Cristina de Almeida Pereira da Rocha (DEB – UMinho, Portugal)

 

Name: Laura Isabel Macieira Cerqueira

Thesis title: Development and evaluation of peptide nucleic acid (PNA) probes for the rapid detection of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms.

Supervisor: Maria João Lopes da Costa Vieira (DEB – UMinho, Portugal)

Former students:

Joana Caetano Bento

Rita Luísa Fernandes Cunha

Helena Tatiana Rodrigues Jardim

Isabel Maria Lopes Fernandes